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A Candid Effort to Help

Phu Nguyen | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

My happy days don't give me immunity from depression, nor does my very abundant life. Beauty, money, fame, and even hordes of admirers don't keep anyone safe from this mental illness. It can affect anyone, and when it does, we need help.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Rise

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

These New Wireless Speakers Help Quell Our Music Addiction

Michael L. Berman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Being music addicts, we need access to our tunes in the bedroom, living room, boardroom and dorm room - - - even outdoors, if possible. With that in mind, we took a look at five wireless speaker systems and weren't disappointed.

What Can a Single Flashlight Do

Anna Sidana | Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact
Anna Sidana

The child itself is full of wonder and amazement at what the world has to offer. Hopeful even in the remotest areas of the world with the minimum of worldly possessions. There is a spark in the child's eyes and a will to survive.

Be Light - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Otto Piene at New National Gallery in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Otto Piene was a key artist of the twentieth century avant-garde and one of the founders of the international ZERO movement in the 1960s. His smoke and fire images, his light spaces and ballets stand for a virtually romantic longing for unity with nature.

Perils of Fire Fighting: Too Much Heat and Too Little Light

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We just got a bracing dose of this reality in a report issued by the CDC. The rate of overweight and obesity is higher among fire fighters -- at 70 percent -- than the general population.

7 Home Decor Looks Inspired by Great Novels

Dering Hall | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Ranging from the serenity of The Secret Garden to the modernity of Fahrenheit 451, here are seven looks that top designers created fusing famous books as inspiration or the La Cienega Design Quarter's annual Legends Event.

The Sacred Geometry of Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Letting go is the oxygen of life. The luster of love. The sacred spirit of joy. Surrender to the possibility that you know what's best for you. Re...

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The zippy eight-minute jaunt from the Sun to Earth is the very last part of a much longer journey that started in the dense core of the Sun thousands of years ago!

Daily Meditation: What Is As Pure As Gold

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Exploring the Invisible

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Much of modern physics has been about exploring inherently invisible things, which seem to be far more common than the obvious things we experience with our senses. Yet these invisible things follow rigorous laws that allow us to test their existence in many ways. Here is a very short list of some of the "invisible" things that we routinely work with.

BREAKTHROUGH: Einstein's Famous Equation May Soon Come To Life

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Science

Scientists may soon create matter entirely from light, using technology that is already available to complete a quest 80 years in the making. The ex...

Remember Your Roots, Blossom Here Now

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

The funny thing about growing up is that we try so hard to fit in, be cool, laugh and love accordingly. Even funnier, the growing up part doesn't suddenly stop when we hit 21 or even 30. It's unique to each of us, like the white tiger's pink paws in fresh snow.

This Is the Night: The Darkness of Holy Saturday

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Unlike the hosannas of Palm Sunday and the yearned-for glory of Easter Day, this day in Holy Week, Holy Saturday, speaks most directly to the daily reality of our lives. After the shock of death or words that bring despair -- words like cancer, divorce, terminal, downsizing -- we find ourselves entering the dark void of unknowing.

Do You Really Know How Powerful Your Intentions Are?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Too often, in the busyness of our lives, our intentions are semi-unconscious, meaning they slip unnoticed directly through to the reactive habit-mind, circumventing the deeper contemplative self. As a result, we may make choices which spawn consequences that we may not anticipate.

Up Your 'Gram Game

James Beard Foundation | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

We couldn't help but think about improving our food photos -- so we consulted an expert.

Finding Self Acceptance in the Mirror of Anger, Blame or Disappointment

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

Has anyone upset you lately? When I get rattled, generally it's by folks who: 1. Blame others (and won't change themselves) 2. Judge & criticize (...

Japanese Troupe Combines Dance And Light To Create Pure Magic

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Combining elements of dance, performance art, music, technology, light, music and more, the versatile Japanese troupe 'Enra' has stumbled upon magic. ...

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 2

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Light: Flame of Love With the solstice comes the return of light and the promise that for every dark moment there will be a bright one. Almost ever...

A Rabbi's Christmas Thought (for Jewish Parents and Others)

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

We, American Jewish parents, guardians of the faith, have a choice. Do we try to diminish the magic of the lights our children see?

Nelson Mandela, the Flame of Hope

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Nancy Cohen-koan

Chanukah comes to an end this week. It is the holiday of extending and holding the light. Mr. Mandela did just that in his lifetime. Perhaps he has passed the torch to all of us who admired his life. It would be a privilege and duty to keep this flame of social justice burning.

These 7 Hi-Tech Home Innovations Of The Future Will Make Your Life Easier (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Training

Everyone has their own vision of what a lap of luxury looks like. And while it no doubt includes generous space, the latest in home appliances, and...

Hannukah and the Search for Miracles

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

At first glance, this Talmudic debate smacks of petty irrelevance. Is this what a religious life really demands? Why should which side I place the hannukiah, and how close it may or may not be to the door, matter at all?